Ron Robinson is a veteran cosmetic chemist with more than 25 years’ experience developing products for Clinique, Estée Lauder, Revlon, Avon, and Lancôme. In 2008, after nearly three decades of working as a product developer, Ron decided to step outside the lab and create BeautyStat, an online beauty community where users can connect with experts and fellow consumers to discuss their product questions and concerns.
Running BeautyStat for nearly a decade, reviewing thousands of products and scouring the planet for new beauty ingredients and technologies inspired Ron to return to his roots in research and development and launch his own skin care line, BeautyStat Cosmetics. The bra
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As we anxiously await the official arrival of spring, it’s likely that the idea of wearing easy, breezy dresses, al fresco dining with a glass of rosé and bathing-suit season are top of mind—which is why it’s important that you’re prepared to show off (and protect) your skin from head to toe. “As winter comes to a close, we are all concerned with shedding the dull complexion caused by dry skin—and striving to get our bodies toned, tightened and beach-ready,” says New York City dermatologist Dr. Marnie Nussbaum.
If this sounds like a daunting task, fret not—as we’re sharing the professional-approved products and treatments that are sure to have you ready for the new sea
As Revision Skincare’s Director of Research & Development, Tatiana Kononov spends a good deal of her time traveling the world in search for the most unique and potent anti-aging ingredients. She also works side by side with researchers in the company’s Dallas, Texas-based lab blending peptides, antioxidants, and other ingredients so that they work synergistically to boost collagen, fight fine lines and wrinkles and reduce the visible signs of aging.
Kononov chatted with Beauty In The Bag about her job, her travels as well as how she incorporates her favorite Revision Skincare products in her day to day.
Here’s what we learned:
1. What’s in
If you think your broad spectrum, high SPF sun protection has got you covered for all possible sun related damage you might be surprised to learn that a new study by Yale University cancer researchers has revealed some compelling news. The cell-damaging effects of ultra-violet rays may continue for some time, even after you leave the sun. Surprised? The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “product formulators are now seeing after-sun care as another line of defense to stop cell mutations and photo aging in its tracks.”
We asked Dr. Audrey Kunin, board certified dermatologist and founder of DERMAdoctor Skincare for her take on this matter and what can be done to help prevent c